Prince Gabriel of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

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Prince Gabriel
Prince Gabriel of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Spouse Princess Malgorzata Izabella Czartoryska
Princess Cecylia Lubomirska
Issue Prince Antoine
Prince Jean
Princess Maria Margarita
Princess Marie Immaculata
Prince Casimir
Full name
Italian: Gabriele Maria Giuseppe Carlo Ignazio Antonio Alfonso Pietro Giovanni Gerardo di Majella et Omni Sancti
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
Mother Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Born (1897-01-11)11 January 1897
Cannes, France
Died 22 October 1975(1975-10-22) (aged 78)
Itu, Brazil
Religion Roman Catholic

Prince Gabriele Maria Giuseppe Carlo Ignazio Antonio Alfonso Pietro Giovanni Gerardo di Majella et Omni Sancti of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (11 January 1897, Cannes, France[1][2] – 22 October 1975, Itu, Brazil[1][2]) was a prince of the deposed dynasty which ruled the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.[1][2]

Family[edit]

Gabriel was the twelfth child and youngest son of Prince Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta and his wife Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2] He was a younger brother of Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Maria Immaculata, Princess Johann Georg of Saxony, Maria Cristina, Archduchess Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Maria di Grazia, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Prince Ranieri, Duke of Castro, and Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Gabriel married firstly to Princess Malgorzata Izabella Czartoryska, daughter of Prince Adam Ludwik Czartoryski and his wife Countess Maria Ludwika Krasińska, on 25 August 1927 in Paris.[1][2] The couple had one child before Malgorzata died in Cannes on 8 March 1929:[1][2]

Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (born 2 February 1933 in Stuttgart) on 18 July 1958 in Altshausen
  • Prince François Philipp Maria Joseph Gabriel of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 20 June 1960 in Ravensburg)
∞ Countess Alexandra of Schönborn-Wiesentheid (born 2 June 1967 in Zürich) on 2 June 2000 in Geneva
  • Prince Antoine Gaetano Nicolas Istvan Marie of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 6 June 2003 in Geneva)
  • Princess Dorothée Maria Amalia Tatiana Hélène of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 10 May 2005 in Zürich)
  • Princess Maria Carolina Johanna Rosa Cecilia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 18 July 1962 in Friedrichshafen)
∞ Andreas Baumbach (born 30 April 1963 in Tübingen) on 6 May 1988 in Tübingen
  • Prince Gennaro Maria Pio Casimir of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 27 January 1966 in Ravensburg)
  • Princess Maria Annunziata Urraca Margarita Elisabeth of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 4 March 1973 in Friedrichshafen)
∞ Count Carl Fredrik Creutz (born 1 November 1971) on 2 August 2003 in Helsinki

Gabriel married, secondly, Princess Cecylia Lubomirska, daughter of Prince Kasimierz Lubomirski and his wife Countess Maria Theresia of Granow-Wodicka, on 15 September 1932 in Kraków.[1][2] Gabriel and Cecylia had four children:[1][2]

  • Prince Jean Maria Casimir of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 30 June 1933 in Warsaw – died 25 December 2000 in Madrid)
  • Princess Maria Margarita Therese Antoinette Alfonsine Casimira of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 16 November 1934 in Warsaw – died 15 January 2014 in Madrid)
∞ Luis Gonzaga Maldonado y Gordon (born 17 November 1932 in Madrid) on 11 June 1962 in Jerez de la Frontera
  • Princess Marie Immaculata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 25 June 1937 in Warsaw)
∞ Miguel Garcia de Saéz y Tellecea (6 September 1921 – 12 March 1982) on 29 June 1970 in Sant Josep de sa Talaia; divorced in 1979
Princess Maria Cristina of Savoy (born 12 September 1933 in Miramare) on 29 January 1967 in Jacarezinho
  • Prince Luís Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 28 November 1970 in Rio de Janeiro)
∞ Christine Apovian (born 20 May 1969) on 22 October 1998 in São Paulo
  • Princess Anna Sophia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 9 April 1999 in São Paulo)
  • Princess Anna Cecilia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 24 December 1971 in São Paulo)
∞ Count Rodolphe de Causans (born 22 January 1973) civilly on 18 August 2005 in Les Verchers-sur-Layon, religiously on 19 September 2005 in Turin
  • Amedeo de Causans (born 8 May 2006)
  • Victoria de Causans (born 13 May 2009)
  • Princess Elena Sofia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 10 September 1973 in São Paulo)
  • Prince Alexander Henrique of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 9 August 1974 in São Paulo). Ordained a priest in Rome on 22 December 2007

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 11 January 1897 – 22 October 1975: His Royal Highness Prince Gabriele of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

In addition to the princely status deriving from membership in the historical House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, the title of Principe de Borbón and the style of Royal Highness were specifically accorded to Gabriel de Borbón and to those of his children born of marriage contracted with the Spanish sovereign's authorization, by a Spanish royal decree issued 19 August 1920.[3]

Honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Gabriel Maria di Borbone, Principe di Borbone delle Due Sicilie". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 
  3. ^ Velde, Francois. Heraldica.org. The style of Infante/Infanta de España. Decrees Concerning the Style of Infante de España, 1765-1920. retrieved 25 September 2011.